Definition of 'booby-trap'
Example sentences containing 'booby trap'
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Taking the full brunt of a booby trap device, he died of appalling wounds before a rescue helicopter could reach him.The Sun (2009)
He had been accused of rigging up a booby trap to set the house on fire as she slept to collect 190,000 insurance.The Sun (2009)
TEN STEPS TO HAPPINESS (2003) A SONG AT TWILIGHT COVER STORY
Trends of 'booby-trap'
View usage over:
Definition of booby-trap from the Collins English Dictionary
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' on the run up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.